coming back to play

Grace, Catherine O'Neill
June 2005
Independent School;Summer2005, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p34
Presents an interview with kindergarten teacher and author Vivian Gussin Paley about the influence of play on child education. Information on her book "A Child's Work: The Importance of Fantasy Play"; Role of play in the growth and development of children; Achievements and career background of Paley.


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